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Rick Derman is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist based in Germany. Since 1995 he has given over 1,200 solo, duo and band concerts across Europe. His cover program of well-known hits ranges from the 50s to the 90s. His own material consists of melodic rock songs with thoughtful lyrics. Rick's last solo album was "All Alone" released in 2020. He is currently recording a new album. Rick is also planning on moving to Kehl near the French border to collaborate with musicians in Strasbourg.


Rick began his professional career in 1988 as a songwriter, producer and studio musician for Stuart Cohn Music. He had the opportunity to record in New York's top studios with Rick Derringer and members of the Joe Cocker Band. He later recorded with band members from Meatloaf, Johnny Winter and Grace Slick. This resulted in “Fool For Love”, his debut album.


Here's what the critics say: "... The American Rick Derman offers power, dynamism and great professionalism on the electric guitar. His voice unites everything that belongs to good sound in the genre of rock music.  "

MZ Naumburg- Rüdiger Bensch


Rick Derman Discography 


Fool For Love   released 01.04.1992     Label: Independent

Pipe Dreams   released 01.01.2014     Label: Snoop Records

All Alone released 10.01.2020     Label: Allzeit Musik

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Tour history (over 1200 concerts)


1993- Rick Derman & Band played CBGBs, historic venue in NYC

1994- Various dates in Oslo, Norway with Derman-Askin Duo

1995- Holland tour: Rick Derman & band. Booking: The Welsh Collection

1997- Puls TV, Berlin, Rick Derman & Band perform “Riding A Feeling”.

1997-8 Taastrup Music Festival- various solo and band dates in Denmark.

1998 Pickwick Pubs: solo tour in Switzerland (11 dates)

2000- Florida solo tour. Various dates in South Beach area.

2002-11 Rick Derman & The Cry perform dates at German-American Volksfest in Berlin

2003- Big Apple, Vienna, Austria. 1 mo. as singer/guitarist in Moulin Rouge show.

2004- Opened for Katy Melua in Vienna as solo artist. .Booking: Eric Zawinul

2005- The Punch perform “Eileen” on FAB TV, Berlin.

2009-10 Various German dates with Clann Company as lead guitarist.

1995 -2014 Various dates in Germany and Denmark with The Cry.

2011-2016 Various German and Swiss dates with Concept DD and Solo

2017-2020 Various German dates Solo and with Nightshake Duo

2021 - no concerts due to the Pandemic... sorry



Need to reach me for any reason? Here’s my contact info:

Rick Derman

Tel: +49212 78177410

Cell (Whatsapp) +49162 3847955




​Snail Mail:

Rick Derman

Messer Strasse 9

42657 Solingen


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